Brother James

Brother James Cocktail
Brother James
A housemade amber vermouth flavored with juniper and cardamom is the base for this gutsy drink from Manhattan’s Amor y Amargo, which opened in 2011 with vermouth on tap and more than 12 bottled varieties. Cardoon-flavored Cardamaro and dry gin play off the vermouth’s botanical notes, while celery bitters boosts the drink’s herbaceousness. See the recipe for the Brother James »Ingalls Photography

A housemade amber vermouth flavored with juniper and cardamom is the base for this gutsy drink from Manhattan's Amor y Amargo, which opened in 2011 with vermouth on tap and more than 12 bottled varieties. Cardoon-flavored Cardamaro and dry gin play off the vermouth's botanical notes, while celery bitters boosts the drink's herbaceousness. This recipe first appeared in our November 2014 issue with the story Vermouth on the Rise.

Brother James
A housemade amber vermouth flavored with juniper and cardamom is the base for this gutsy gin drink from Manhattan’s Amor y Amargo, which opened in 2011 with vermouth on tap and more than 12 bottled varieties.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Stir gin, amaro, vermouth, and celery bitters in an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. Twist a 1" strip of lemon peel over cocktail; drop peel into glass.